9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 13,750
A CAMPANIAN RED-FIGURED NECK-AMPHORA
ATTRIBUTED TO THE LAON PAINTER, CIRCA 340-330 B.C.
The obverse with Hermes standing with his weight on his left leg, the right bent at the knee, facing left, nude but for a chlamys pinned by a circular brooch, his petasos over his shoulders, holding his kerykeion in his right hand; the reverse with a standing draped youth facing left; a band of wave encircling the vase below; each side of the neck with a female head in profile to the left, a band of wave below, dotted ovolo above, with vertical lines on the shoulders, palmette complexes below the handles
15 5/8 in. (39.5 cm.) high
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English Private Collection, 1950s.